Stat of the Week: Fixr’s figures

A wide-ranging consumer survey from the home improvement web site found that 68% of homeowners have completed more DIY projects during the coronavirus lockdown than in the past.

Landscaping (60%) and painting (56%) were the most popular type of projects, according to Fixr’s Coronavirus Impact on Home Improvement Report. Bringing up the rear were Building a deck (8%) and Removing a wall (8%).

Fixr is a website that offers home improvement price estimates and connects DIYers and home owners with local contractors. More than 170 DIYers participated in the survey. Read more here.

The leading method of learning about techniques? Youtube, at 58%. Here’s a graphic from Fixr’s blog: